The early years checker for funded 2 year olds is unavailable from 12pm on Thursday 19 July to 6pm on Sunday 22 July 2018 due to planned DfE maintenance work.

Other online services including payments will be unavailable from 5.30pm on Friday 20 July to 5.30pm on Sunday 22 July 2018.

When to apply for a school place

If your child was born between 1 September 2013 and 31 August 2014, you must apply for a full time school place by 15 January 2018.

You must make an application even if your child already has a place in a nursery class, pre-school or children's centre. Read here about how apply for a school place. Information is also available from the Admissions Team on
0345 600 0981 or your local school.

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Check what education provision (early years and school places) is available based on your child's date of birth.


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